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Driver and Traffic Safety Education Forms

 

DE-1: Course Approval Form.  Use this form only when renewing the entire program.  When updating program elements, use the DE-1A below (in green). This Course Approval Form will only be used when starting a new program and once every three years after that.

Course Approval Form DE-1

Steps For Submission of Form DE-1:

Attach a copy of all New York State DTSE teachers':

  • drivers license (if out of state, include recent official driving abstract),
  • NYS secondary classroom instruction teaching certificate, and
  • NYSDMV issued MV-283 card.
  • Public schools must include a LENS screenshot

If contracting with a commercial driving school for behind-the-wheel instructors, please include copies of the following materials:

  • the contract for services between the school, college, or BOCES, and the commercial driving school (reference form “Commercial Driving School Contract Required Components” under "Tools" at the left),
  • instructors’ drivers licenses (if out of state include recent official driving abstract),
  • instructors’ MV-524 cards, and
  • proof of completion of the basic 30 hour instructor’s course for each instructor.

Send a completed form with original blue signatures to the address listed at the bottom of form DE-1.

 

DE-1A: Amendment form. Use this form every time a program element  expires.

Course Component Update Form DE-1A   *Amendments ONLY*

Steps For Submission of Form DE-1A:

  • Only fill out those sections indicating changes or updates to the already approved program.
  • Cross out all unused sections.
  • Include all required support documents as indicated in the “Steps For Submission of Form DE-1” above.
  • Public schools must include a LENS screenshot

Send a completed form with original blue signatures to the address listed at the bottom of form DE-1A.

DE-1 and DE-1A Assistance Form

 

Teacher Approval Form DE-2 

Steps For Submission of Form DE-2:

  • Include an original college transcript indicating the Driver and Traffic Safety Education courses completed.
  • Include a copy of the teacher's New York State secondary classroom instruction teaching certificate.
  • Include a copy of the teacher's New York State drivers license (if out of state include official recent driving abstract).
  • Send a completed form with original blue signature to the address listed at the bottom of form DE-2.
  • Note: Your New York State Driver’s License must be up to date. If approved, your DMV issued MV-283 card will be mailed to the address attached to the client ID # of the teacher's New York State driver’s license.

 

NYS DTSE Teacher Preparation institutions and course crosswalk

Teacher Approval Amendment Form DE-2A 

Steps For Submission of Form DE-2A:

  • Only fill out those sections indicating changes or updates to your provisional approval.
  • Cross out all unused sections.
  • Include all required support documents as indicated in the “Steps For Submission of Form DE-2” above.
  • Send a completed form with original blue signature to the address listed at the bottom of form DE-2A.
  • Note: Your NYS Driver’s License must be up to date. If approved, the teacher's DMV issued MV-283 card will be mailed to the address attached to the client ID # of your NYS driver’s license.

DE-2 and DE-2A Assistance form  

Duplicate MV-283 Request Form